A warrant has been issued for the arrest of John Mingo, 32, who is accused of wielding a gun when he robbed two men of their personal property and tied them up with cord on the 100 block of Newton Street around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said in a release.
The victims were treated at University Hospital and have since been released, authorities said.
Mingo is wanted on charges of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, criminal restraint, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, Ambrose said.
Anyone with information about Mingo’s whereabouts is asked to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.
Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at www.newarkpd.org or through the Newark Police Division Smartphone App available at iTunes and Google Play.
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